Transfer Students Scholarships

Transfer Scholarships are available to all first-time transfer students to Colorado Mesa University.

  • Transfer students applying for admission to Colorado Mesa University will automatically be considered for the following scholarships and completing an additional application is not required.
  • Transfer students entering CMU with less than 24 college-level semester credit (not including concurrent, IB or AP credits) will be reviewed for Incoming Freshmen Merit Awards.
  • The GPA calculation is cumulative for all colleges/universities that the student has attended.
  • International students and students with previous baccalaureate degrees are NOT eligible for these awards. 
Scholarship Annual Value Criteria
Two Rivers
(Initial Award Fall 2018 and later)
$2,000

• Transfer GPA:  3.00 and above
• 25 or more semester credits

 

Phi Theta Kappa $2400
(CO Resident,
WUE, M & P)

• Must have completed 30 to 90 semester credits.
• 3.20 Minimum GPA.
• Must be a Phi Theta Kappa member transferring to CMU from 
   an accredited two-year institution.
• Provide a letter of recommendation from PTK advisor 
  (submitted to Admissions Office).
• Must not already possess a bachelor's degree.
• If awarded, will replace Two Rivers scholarship.

 

Phi Theta Kappa $3000
(Out-of-State Resident)

• Must have completed 30 to 90 semester credits.
• 3.20 Minimum GPA.
• Must be a Phi Theta Kappa member transferring to CMU from
   an accredited two-year institution.
• Provide a letter of recommendation from PTK advisor
  (submitted to Admissions Office).
• Must not already possess a bachelor's degree.
• If awarded, will replace Two Rivers scholarship.

 

 

If you are an incoming transfer student and would like to be reconsidered for a merit scholarship due to a change in your qualifying information, please contact the Admissions Office.

Renewal Information

The Transfer Scholarships are renewable if the student continues to meet the minimum requirements.

  • Student must successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours each fall and spring semester (not available during the summer session)
  • Available until the student earns a bachelor's degree or reaches a maximum of 120 attempted credit hours including transfer credits.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA based on the award.
  • Must have completed 25 to 105 semester credits.
  • See the Terms and Conditions for additional criteria.